2 bedroom cottage for sale

Akeld, WOOLER, Northumberland

£165,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Glorious rural location
  • Edge of National Park
  • Listed cottage
  • Requires cosmetic improvement
  • With land (0.32 acres)
  • Off road parking

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Description
The sale of 1 The Square at Akeld offers a rare opportunity to buy a grade two listed, stone built country cottage set close to the foot of the Cheviot Hills and partly within the National Park in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty just to the north of the Northumbrian town of Wooler. No 1 is a two bedroom cottage requiring refurbishment and has great potential to create a characterful home surrounded by some of Northumberland’s most attractive scenery. The cottage is bright and spacious with well-proportioned rooms and many period features including sash windows and fireplaces. There is garden space to the front, ample parking and a paddock of some 0.32 acres.

Location
Akeld is a rural settlement some 3 miles to the north of Wooler and just off the A697 on the edge of the Northumberland National Park. Wooler, 2.7 miles away, has a range of local services and shops. The area’s principal town of Berwick upon Tweed is some 17 miles to the north with a comprehensive range of shops and local services including a railway station on the East Coast mainline and easy access to the A1. Edinburgh is approximately 1 ½ hour’s drive away and Holy Island is 15 miles away with its varied coastline and breathtaking beaches. To the south is the town of Alnwick, some 21.7miles away and Newcastle is approximately 1 hour’s drive. The properties at Akeld are well placed for exploring the stunning local countryside with the Cheviot Hills on the doorstep. The Northumbrian Coast is within easy reach with its sandy beaches and opportunities for swimming, sailing and surfing. There are numerous local golf courses, a racecourse at Kelso and huge opportunity for enjoying the local amenities.


Accommodation:
Front Door
Hall
With meter cupboard and access to loft space.

Bedroom 1 4.68m (15’1) x 3.79m (12’5)
With fireplace having cast iron surround and mantelpiece over. Sash window.

Reception Room 4.82m (15’9) x 4.58m (15’)
With a fireplace which has a cast iron surround and mantelpiece over. Sash window and door to kitchen.

Kitchen 3.91m (9’6) x 1.68m (5’6)
The kitchen has a range of storage units, space for a washing machine and a stainless steel sink with side drainer. A door leads from the kitchen to a walk in larder cupboard with shelving.

Bathroom 2.98m (9’9) x 2.27m (7’1)
With a free standing cast iron bath, a shower cubicle and electric shower, lavatory and wash basin.

Bedroom 2 4.58m (15’) x 3.63m (11’11)
With sash window and fireplace.

Council Tax Band: A

Services:
Mains water
Mains electricity
Private Sewerage

Outside
The land to the front of the cottage, currently open will be divided on exchange of contracts as per title plan to be confirmed (see indicative plan attached).
The paddock to the rear is included within the asking price of No 1 Akeld Cottage.
Extra land (0.66 acre) may be available by separate negotiation.

The purchaser will be required to provide proof of identity to comply with new anti money laundering legislation. This proof will take the form of a visual identification a passport or driving licence and a proof of address in the form of a utilities bill, council tax bill or bank statement.



Property ref: 121_2524_4290456


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21 June 2017

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Nearest station

  • Chathill (14.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Edwin Thompson, Berwick-Upon-Tweed

44-48 Hide Hill, Berwick-Upon-Tweed, TD15 1AB

03339 873602 Local call rate

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